2 Leighton Rd
This pub is a grade II listed building and is on CAMRA's National Inventory of Pub Interiors of Outstanding Historic Interest.
Built in 1909 to designs for the Royal Brewery of Brentford by Thomas Nowell Parr, who also designed the The Angel in Hayes.
One of the two rooms facing Leighton Road includes bell-pushes for waiter service, a feature that is unique in London pubs.
Other notable historic internal features include: The servery with original bar backs (including Tudor arches) and counter. An office for the publican in the centre of the servery. Floral Art Nouveau-style stained glass window panels. Edwardian fireplaces with green tilework.
Read the What ?ub entry of The Forester.
The Forester featured on the Daytime Crawl of West Middlesex in February 2003, the Daytime Crawl of Middlesex in February 2007, the Style, Substance and E Numbers: Daytime Crawl of Greenford, West Ealing, Acton and Chiswick in February 2009, the Way Out West: Daytime Crawl of Ealing and Brentford in February 2012, and the Down the Uxbridge Road: Daytime Crawl of West Middlesex in June 2014.